Another common disorder that starts right from childhood and eventually affects all your muscles, especially ones that are used for movement is Myotonia Congenita. These skeletal muscles experience a lot of strain and stiffness right from childhood. Alongside, this would be accompanied with pain, stiffness in muscles, trouble walking and pain in the affected areas.
HOW IS MYOTONIA CONGENITA DIAGNOSED?
A Homeopathic/Rheumatologist diagnoses Myotonia Congenita based upon a thorough clinical evaluation, detailed patient history and various specialized tests.
HOW IS MYOTONIA CONGENITA TREATED?
The treatment is directed towards the symptoms. Certain medications may be prescribed to help diminish muscle stiffness and other symptoms resulting from myotonia. Special exercises are recommended to relieve the stiffness of muscles and other symptoms associated with the condition.
DID YOU KNOW?
Genetic counselling will be of benefit for affected individuals and their families.